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Undergraduate Catalog | 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog | 2018-2019 Previous Edition

Mathematics, Actuarial Science Concentration, B.S.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers an undergraduate program of study leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Mathematics with a Concentration in Actuarial Science.  This program provides students a comprehensive course of study to learn the concepts and skills needed to begin a career path in actuarial science.  Actuaries are employed by insurance companies, government agencies, health service organizations, large corporations, and consulting firms.  Actuaries design and price insurance policies and pension programs.   Coursework in this program provides students with the core foundation for several of the professional actuarial exams.  Required courses in economics, finance, and applied statistical methods also meet the Society of Actuaries requirements for Validation by Educational Experience (VEE).

Admission Requirements

Students applying for the Actuarial Science Concentration in the B.S. in Mathematics must have a GPA of at least 2.0 in each of the following categories:  

  1. All MATH, STAT, and OPRS courses taken at UNC Charlotte
  2. All 2000-level MATH, STAT, and OPRS courses taken at UNC Charlotte

Degree Requirements

The B.S. degree in Mathematics with a Concentration in Actuarial Science consists of a minimum of 43 credit hours of mathematics and statistics courses, one programming course in computer science, and 21 hours of related courses for VEE (Verification of Educational Experience) credit.  Students are also required to satisfy the Foreign Language requirement of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.  The required General Education coursework (outside of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics) consists of an additional 28 or 29 hours.  All UNC Charlotte students must have at least 120 hours of earned credit hours in order to graduate.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours

Grade Requirements

An overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a GPA of at least 2.0 in all math courses is required.